Massage is proving to have medical benefits
-an article in The Wall Street Journal
I recently found a great article highlighting research from the last 5 years that supports the benefits of my chosen vocation. While I don’t need research studies to prove to me how this work can positively affect someone’s health and wellness on many levels, I always love to see it.
Empirical evidence of massage benefits has been documented for a long time and it has been used as an adjunct to medical care for hundreds of years. Ancient Greek physician Hippocrates, considered to be “the father of Western medicine”, once said “anyone wishing to study medicine must master the art of massage.” I think he was on to something!
(Click on the title to read the article.)